Oct 16, 2018  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

ENGL 324 - Language and Society

(3 credits)
The course explores topics in sociolinguistics, including regional and social dialects; gender-specific difference in language use; language change; cross-linguistic borrowing; language birth, death and revival; bilingualism and multilingualism in societies and on the individual level. Special attention is paid to language policies and planning. The course draws examples from English and a variety of other languages. Travel may be required as part of this course. Offered alternate years. (Formerly LANG 324) (CHUM; CMCL)